The emerging science of ‘bromosexual’ friendships

For a long time, friendships between gay men and straight men – what some now call “bromosexual” friendships – were uncommon. Homophobia was likely one reason; another was that straight men probably assumed they didn’t h...
Malthouse Theatre GONZO - photo by Sarah Walker

Gonzo: we need to talk about young men and porn

Young men’s use of pornography has been the focus of considerable debate, if not anxiety and moral panic, in recent years. Recent incidents such as the high school ‘porn ring’ have in many respects fuelled th...
ABC Barracuda Elias Anton plays Danny Kelly

How Barracuda has hit a nerve

By 3am Monday morning I had watched all four episodes of the ABC’s adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas’ Barracuda. While I was captivated by the first episode of the series, I suspect for many viewers, this episode may have ...